[wp-hackers] wp-cache2 performance (was apache 2.2.2 upgrade)

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Sat Jul 15 19:33:18 GMT 2006

On 7/15/06, Angsuman Chakraborty <angsuman at taragana.com> wrote:
> I haven't explored into WP's caching mechanism. So my statement of similarity was restricted to the fact that they both (wp2 & wp cache 2) use caching. I now realize they employ pretty different methods.
> My test configuration was:
> Web Server machine & clients:
> Pentium 4 1.8Ghz running on 256MB RAM.
> No special configuration or optimization was done other than increasing the threads on Apache server to 250.

256MB of RAM and 250 apache threads? No wonder everything is slow
there, your apache threads are easily eating every bit of RAM
available and likely swapping like crazy, causing a huge throughput
issue. Anything would likely preform horribly on that configuration.

--Robert Deaton

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